Education Department Drafts Next Wave of Student Debt Relief

The agency proposes canceling debt accrued by high interest rates and long payment plans. The Department of Education released a draft this week of the next wave of…

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President Announces $7.4 Billion in Student Debt Cancellation 

The student loan forgiveness applies to those enrolled in SAVE and other Income-Driven Repayment plans, and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. President Joe Biden’s administration announced another wave of…

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Education Department Launches Council to Support K-12 Cybersecurity

Threats to schools’ digital infrastructure have risen nationwide. The U.S. Department of Education, alongside the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has introduced the Government Coordinating Council (GCC)…

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Education Secretary Announces Funding to Hawaii Schools for Wildfire Recovery

Funding will support mental health, trauma-recovery training, academic counselors, relief staff, student transportation, and other assistance. President Biden’s administration announced a grant of over $2 million to the…

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Administration Notifies Public Service Workers of Student Debt Relief

77,700 borrowers approved for a total of $5.8 billion in forgiven loans The Department of Education announced this month that an additional $5.8 billion in federal student loans…

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Education Department Announces Progress on FAFSA Improvements

Secretary says technical updates will not impact implementation timelines. The U.S. Department of Education provided updates on the progress of the 2024–25 Better FAFSA implementation, emphasizing a commitment…

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Education Secretary Details Save Plan Student Loan Forgiveness

State-by-state breakdown published by the department. President Biden’s administration released state-specific details on the forgiveness of $1.2 billion in student loans for nearly 153,000 borrowers through the SAVE…

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Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education

Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education

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Education Secretary Announces 2024 National Educational Technology Plan

The plan outlines closing divides in the access, design, and use of digital technology. The U.S. Department of Education recently announced its 2024 National Educational Technology Plan (NETP):…

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Education Secretary Announces Grants for High School Career Programs

Funding will go to schools demonstrating promising work transition strategies. The Department of Education announced 19 new grant awards to foster career development programs between high schools and…

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